Fatal Events Since 1970 for Iberia
The following events are those involving at least one passenger death where the aircraft flight had a direct or indirect role. Excluded would be events where the only passengers killed were stowaways, hijackers, or saboteurs.
- 7 January 1972; Iberia Caravelle; Ibiza, Spain: The aircraft flew into the slopes of a 1,250 foot (380 meter) mountain during a visual approach in daylight conditions but with broken clouds between 800 and 1,600 feet (240 to 480 meters) The six crew members and 98 passengers were all killed.
- 5 March 1973; Iberia DC9-32; Nantes, France: The aircraft had a midair collision with a Spantax Convair 990. All seven crew members and 61 passengers were killed. There were no fatalities on the Spantax aircraft.
- 7 December 1983; Iberia 727-200; Madrid, Spain: During takeoff under foggy conditions, the aircraft struck an Aviaco DC9 that had not been cleared onto the runway. One of the nine crew members and 50 of the 84 passengers on the 727 were killed. All 42 on the DC9 were also killed.
- 19 February 1985; Iberia 727-200; Madrid, Spain: The aircraft crashed into high ground during procedural letdown. All seven crew members and 141 passengers were killed.
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